The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Tag Archives: artistic critique

The Newest Old Play: ACT Out Loud – ‘Trouble in Mind’

The inaugural entry in the ACT’s new reading series is Alice Childress’ all-too-relevant 1957 classic.

Saturday, 3 April, 2021 · 3 Comments

Thank you, Regina King: 2019 Year in Review

My belated look at 2019 puts 2020 into perspective.

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020 · Leave a comment

‘Fools’ Rush In: ‘Fool for Love’ at The Magic

Sam Shepard’s classic returns home to the Magic for a stunning (if miscast) revival.

Saturday, 11 February, 2017 · Leave a comment

In For a Penny: Raise a Broken Glass

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, celebrating the mistakes and the mistaken. “Let’s have a toast for the douchebags Let’s have a toast for the assholes…

Thursday, 25 August, 2016 · 1 Comment

‘Bellus’ magazine Film Reviews

My published reviews for the eclectic San Francisco art magazine.

Monday, 25 April, 2016 · 3 Comments

In For a Penny: No One is Bulletproof

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III on backlash and sacred cows. “As a matter of fact, we are none of us above criticism; so let us…

Thursday, 10 September, 2015 · 1 Comment